Rory McLeod just needs one more frame to cause one of the biggest ever upsets at the Crucible.
The next round of the World Championship has been given some extra spice after it was confirmed the world’s top two Chinese stars of snooker will battle it out for a place in the quarter-finals.
An unexpected turnaround from Rory McLeod has given him a slender overnight lead against one of the big favourites to win this year’s World Championship.
World Snooker has announced tickets for next year’s World Championship at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre will go on sale next month.
Shaun Murphy squeezed through to the second round of the World Championship after being pushed to the limit by Chinese teenager Yan Bingtao – whose display showed why he is tipped for a great future in the game.
As far as Crucible comebacks go, it it is certainly up there!
World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn says Ronnie O’Sullivan’s claims of him being “bullied” by snooker’s governing body are unfounded and damaging to the sport’s reputation.
Luca Brecel showed the Crucible crowd just why he has so much potential in the game after dominating the opening session against one of the season’s most in form players.
Ronnie O’Sullivan has said he will no longer be “bullied” by the sport’s governing body after a disciplinary letter was sent to him.
Ronnie O’Sullivan made it through to the second round of the 2017 World Championship – and he certainly showed the Crucible crowd he was pleased with it.